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Billings Horse Sale

August 12, 2019


BREAK – MORE THAN 450 HORSES, AND APACKED HOUSE AT THE “BILLINGS LIVESTOCK COMMISSION” THIS WEEKEND, FOR THE BIGGEST HORSE SALE OF THE YEAR. THE THREE-DAY AUCTION ATTRACTS PEOPLE IN THE HORSE INDUSTRY FROM ALL OVER THE COUNTRY AND CANADA. Q-2’S DAVID JAY REPORTS ON WHAT SOME CALL THE BEST SALE IN THE UNITED STATES. NATS LOOSE HORSES ARE AUCTIONED.ON LAST DAY OF THE BIG SALE. JANN – AND A TYPICAL HORSE SALE. HORSES COME AND GO TO 22 STATES. SO IT’S A CENTRAL POINT THAT PEOPLE COME AND GET TO SEE A LOT OF GOOD HORSES IN ONE PLACE. JANN PARKER RUNS THE BILLINGS LIVESTOCK COMMISSION HORSE SALES. JANN – YOU’RE NOT RUNNING AROUND GOING TO BISMARK AND THEN GOING WANATCHEE WASHINGTON AND THEN LOOKING AT ONE IN DALLAS TEXAS. THEY’RE HERE NATS AND BEFORE THE LAST OF THE SALES.SOME COME BY FOR COWBOY CHURCH. NATS TIM “USUALLY AT COWBOY CHURCH IT’S MORE RELAXED. BUT THE MAIN FOCUS IS JESUS. GATHER PEOPLE TOGETHER AND PREACH THE WORD. WE JUST WANT TO MAKE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR THEM IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO CHURCH, WE’RE GOING TO HAVE CHURCH RIGHT HERE ON THE BENCHES, THE OLD HARD BENCHES.” NATS ON FRIDAY.POTENTIAL BUYERS LOOK AT HORSES BEFORE THE BIG AUCTION. JAN – 1:21 PEOPLE WANT TO SEE WHAT THOSE HORSES CAN DO AND THEY WANT TO SEE IT UNDER GOOD CONDITIONS, GOOD SETUP AN HONEST APPRAISAL OF THE HORSE. ” STANDUP SO THIS IS THE CATALOG FOR THE SALE, 447 HORSES LISTED HERE OR ON LINE. YOU CAN SEE THAT ANWYWHERE IN THE COUNTRY. BUT THEY SAY THE BEST WAY TO TELL IF THE HORSE IS RIGHT FOR YOUR IS TO COM OUT HERE BEFORE THE ACTUAL SALE AND WATCH THE HORSES IN ACTION. SCOTT P. “A PROSPECT HORSE IS A YOUNG HORSE WE’LL TAKE HOME. WE’LL USE IT ON CATTLE. WE’LL USE IT IN THE ARENA. TRYING TO PICK ONE THAT’S GOING TO BE A ROCK STAR SOME DAY. ” SCOTT H. “WE WANT TO SHOW THEM EVERYTHING THAT THEY ARE AND EVERYTHING THEY CAN DO AND WE’RE ALSO GOING TO TRY TO SHOW THEM EVERYTHING THAT THEY’RE NOT.” NATS AND THEY SAYS AUCTIONS.AND ESPECIALLY THIS AUCTION IS A GOOD PLACE TO BUY AND SELL. SCOTT “IF YOU DON’T LIKE GAMBLING, IF YOU DON’T LIKE PLAYING CARDS, I’D RECOMMEND YOU STAY OUT OF THE HORSE BUSINESS. WE LIVE IN THE HORSE CAPITOL OF THE WORLD IN TEXAS BUT THE REASON WE HAUL OUR HORSE 1250 MILES IS BECAUSE THIS IS THE BEST HORSE SALE IN THE UNITED STATES. ” SCOTT P “IT’S THE TRUE MARKET, WHATEVER THE MARKET IS TODAY IS WHAT THE HORSE IS GOING TO BRING.” AND PARKER SAYS THE SALE BRINGS THE BEST HORSES. JANN “YOU CAN COME TO BILLINGS AND IT MIGHT NOT BE YOUR ULTIMATE HORSE THAT YOU FIND. LIKE OF YOU NEED SOMETHING TO GO TO THAT JACKPOT NEXT WEEKEND, IT MIGHT NOT BE YOUR WONDER HORSE. BUT IT’S STILL GOING TO BE SOMETHING THAT’S STILL GOING TO TAKE YOU TO THE PAY WINDOW, UNTIL YOU FIND YOUR WONDER HORSE. : NATS SCOTT H “BRINGING MY HORSES TO BILLINGS, MONTANA IS THE BEST THING I CAN DO TO PUT FOOD ON MY TABLE AND PAY FOR MY WORK 15:02 I THINK I AM VERY BLESSED TO GET TO MAKE MY LIVING DOING SOMETHING I LIKE THIS MUCH.” DJ, MTN NEWS, BILLINGS JANN PARKER SAYS THE SALEINCLUDESHORSES FOR PERFORMANCE ALONG WITH PROSPECTS, QUARTER HORSES, DRAFT HORSES, PONIES AND MULES. THE BILLINGS LIVESTOCK COMMISSION HOLDS A HORSE SALE EVERY MONTH, AND ITS BIGGEST IS IN FEBRUARY.

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